Nick Denton

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Name: Nick Denton
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated Jul 23 2014 - 1 reports

How I Became a Kinja Star for, Like, 10 Minutes

The task was simple enough. In one week, I was to become a “star” on Gawker’s 2-year-old commenting platform, Kinja.The goal: Amass as many likes as possible. Get responses. Learn about Kinja’s audience through becoming an active member of it.Before I ... [Published American Journalism Review - Jul 23 2014]
First reported Jul 10 2014 - Updated Jul 10 2014 - 1 reports

Denton: 'Operators need more training'

Traffic commissioner (TC) for the South East Nick Denton (pictured) says the number of public inquiries would fall significantly if all hauliers enrolled on regular transport manager training courses.Speaking exclusively to CM, the TC said a 10-day transport ... [Published Commercial Motor - Jul 10 2014]
First reported Jul 09 2014 - Updated Jul 09 2014 - 1 reports

Let's Teach Nick Denton About Motorcycle Jackets

Ol' Man Denton wanted to buy a scooter. Nothing wrong with that. "I like scooters fine. But why not just get a motorcycle?" I asked. Especially since he was looking at 600-pound BMW maxi-scooters, which are great machines, but not exactly the little Soho-to-Brooklyn ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Jul 09 2014]
First reported Jul 07 2014 - Updated Jul 08 2014 - 1 reports

T.G.I. Fridays Pushes the Boundaries of Reality with ‘Endless Appetizers’

These aren’t “endless” unless you’re discussing their shelf life.The greatest sociological experiment of our time has begun–and it involves . One could discuss the marketing/brand identification strategy behind T.G.I. Fridays‘ decision to give all comers ... [Published Media Bistro - Jul 07 2014]
First reported Jul 07 2014 - Updated Jul 07 2014 - 1 reports

Jezebel Staffers Disappointed with New Editor

Jezebel’s incoming editor — Emma Carmichael — doesn’t start until September, but she’s already involved in some drama. According to , several of Jezebel’s staffers are upset that Carmichael (who is white) , Dodai Stewart (who is black).Stewart has been ... [Published Media Bistro - Jul 07 2014]
First reported Jul 03 2014 - Updated Jul 03 2014 - 1 reports

Out now: Commercial Motor 3 July

How does young business North Cornwall Transport manage to turn a profit in just a year of operation? And where does it hope to be in two years’ time? Find out in this week’s Commercial Motor , out today (3 July).Also in this week’s issue:William C Hockin ... [Published Commercial Motor - Jul 03 2014]
First reported Jul 02 2014 - Updated Jul 02 2014 - 1 reports

Fire and Ice O-licence suspended for 28 days

South East Traffic Commissioner, Nick Denton (pictured) has suspended a Sussex-based event management firm from operating vehicles for 28 days after it ran a truck without a valid MoT.Following a public inquiry in Eastbourne, the TC made the order against ... [Published Commercial Motor - Jul 02 2014]
First reported Jun 27 2014 - Updated Jun 27 2014 - 1 reports

Aaron Swartz film debuts; ads on public TV?

9:40 amGood morning. Here are 10 media stories. From Kristen Hare, world media news . From Sam Kirkland, some digital stories .Ads on Elmo? : Public TV station wants the Supreme Court to review a ban on ads ( Variety ) The Aaron Swartz movie bows today ... [Published Poynter Institute - Jun 27 2014]
First reported Jun 25 2014 - Updated Jun 26 2014 - 1 reports

Who’s Spreading Rumors That Fox Is Buying Gawker?

So here is an intriguing media rumor: Rupert Murdoch is angling to purchase Gawker Media. Yesterday, at least two media reporters approached at least two Gawker Media employees about a potential sale to Rupert Murdoch’s News Corp—or, more likely, 21st ... [Published Gawker - Jun 25 2014]
First reported Jun 23 2014 - Updated Jun 24 2014 - 4 reports

Gawker Media looks to boost traffic and wants to double staff, but its Kinja community platform still needs work

Most of the attention in the digital-media sphere may be focused on startups like Vox and FiveThirtyEight, or the allegedly billion-dollar acquisition talks[1] involving both VICE Media and BuzzFeed[2], but some recent numbers out of Gawker Media show ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Jun 24 2014]
First reported Jun 23 2014 - Updated Jun 23 2014 - 2 reports

Seeking Engagement, Media Firms Toss Readers the Keys

| Capital New YorkOn April 24, during an all-hands meeting at Gawker Media's SoHo headquarters, founder and publisher Nick Denton was extolling the virtues of Kinja, his proprietary publishing platform that allows readers to participate in the company's ... [Published Editor & Publisher - Jun 23 2014]
First reported Jun 19 2014 - Updated Jun 20 2014 - 3 reports

The New York Times, WaPo and Mozilla are building an open-source community platform to try and fix comments

Media companies both large and small may differ on many things — the value of print, the efficacy of paywalls, and so on — but one thing they almost all agree on is that reader comments are a wasteland of trolls and flame wars . There have been attempts ... [Published GigaOM - Jun 19 2014]

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..."If things go right, we could double our editorial staff by the end of 2015," he said. "what we’re saying now is: don’t worry about your editorial budget, find the right people and bring those people in, and we’ll make a place for them." Nick Denton 's flagship site has added staff writers Allie Jones , Aleksander Chan and Andy Cush since the April meeting and it would seem that many...

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How I Became a Kinja Star for, Like, 10 Minutes [Published American Journalism Review - Jul 23 2014]
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MSCI Wins Two WealthBriefingAsia Awards [Published Scottrade - Jul 18 2014]
Msci : Changes to the Methodology for the MSCI ... [Published 4 Traders - Jul 17 2014]
MSCI Successfully Completes Independent Assuran... [Published Noodls - Jul 16 2014]
Denton: 'Operators need more training' [Published Commercial Motor - Jul 10 2014]
Speaking up every. F*cking. Time [Published Alex King - Jul 10 2014]
Let's Teach Nick Denton About Motorcycle Jackets [Published DailyMe.Com - Jul 09 2014]
Mixed Emotions As Jezebel Gets New Editor [Published NetNewsCheck - Jul 08 2014]
MSCI Proposes to allow certain early inclusions... [Published Noodls - Jul 07 2014]
T.G.I. Fridays Pushes the Boundaries of Reality... [Published Media Bistro - Jul 07 2014]
Jezebel Staffers Disappointed with New Editor [Published Media Bistro - Jul 07 2014]
Out now: Commercial Motor 3 July [Published Commercial Motor - Jul 03 2014]
Fire and Ice O-licence suspended for 28 days [Published Commercial Motor - Jul 02 2014]
MSCI : Completes Factor Indexes Research Study ... [Published 4 Traders - Jul 01 2014]
This week in media: VICE talks, Gawker balks, t... [Published GigaOM - Jun 27 2014]
This week in media: VICE talks, Gawker balks, t... [Published GigaOM Network - Jun 27 2014]
This week in media: VICE talks, Gawker balks, t... [Published GigaOM - Jun 27 2014]
Aaron Swartz film debuts; ads on public TV? [Published Poynter Institute - Jun 27 2014]
MSCI Launches New MSCI China A International an... [Published Scottrade - Jun 26 2014]
Who’s Spreading Rumors That Fox Is Buying Gawker? [Published Gawker - Jun 25 2014]
Revolving Door Newsletter: 06.24.14 [Published Media Bistro - Jun 25 2014]
Record PLC : Director/PDMR Shareholding [Published Investegate - Jun 24 2014]
Gawker Media looks to boost traffic and wants t... [Published DailyMe.Com - Jun 24 2014]
Seeking Engagement, Media Firms Toss Readers th... [Published Editor & Publisher - Jun 23 2014]
Gawker Media looks to boost traffic and wants t... [Published Yahoo! Finance - Jun 23 2014]
Gawker Media looks to boost traffic and wants t... [Published GigaOM Network - Jun 23 2014]
Gawker Media looks to boost traffic and wants t... [Published GigaOM - Jun 23 2014]
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This week in media: VICE talks, Gawker balks, t... [Published GigaOM Network - Jun 27 2014]
It wouldn’t be a week in media without some acquisition talks, the launch of a new-media startup — although the company behind it might surprise you — and the expansion of another, as well as two new instalments in the ongoing battle over whether bloggers ...
This week in media: VICE talks, Gawker balks, t... [Published GigaOM - Jun 27 2014]
It wouldn’t be a week in media without some acquisition talks, the launch of a new-media startup — although the company behind it might surprise you — and the expansion of another, as well as two new instalments in the ongoing battle over whether bloggers ...
Gawker Media looks to boost traffic and wants t... [Published GigaOM Network - Jun 23 2014]
Most of the attention in the digital-media sphere may be focused on startups like Vox and FiveThirtyEight, or the allegedly billion-dollar acquisition talks involving both VICE Media and BuzzFeed , but some recent numbers out of Gawker Media show ...
Gawker Media looks to boost traffic and wants t... [Published GigaOM - Jun 23 2014]
Most of the attention in the digital-media sphere may be focused on startups like Vox and FiveThirtyEight, or the allegedly billion-dollar acquisition talks involving both VICE Media and BuzzFeed , but some recent numbers out of Gawker Media show ...
The New York Times, WaPo and Mozilla are buildi... [Published GigaOM - Jun 19 2014]
Media companies both large and small may differ on many things — the value of print, the efficacy of paywalls, and so on — but one thing they almost all agree on is that reader comments are a wasteland of trolls and flame wars . There have been attempts ...
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